Puget Sound Partnership

RCW 90.71

The Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) leads a collaborative effort to protect and recover Puget Sound by developing and guiding implementation of the Puget Sound Action Agenda. The Partnership is mandated to: (1) set science-based priorities for restoring and protecting Puget Sound; (2) support partners to implement priority actions; and (3) ensure accountability for results through shared measures and effectiveness monitoring. The Partnership works closely with hundreds of partners involved in the work, including statutory boards, state and federal agencies, tribes, local governments, citizen groups, businesses and non-governmental organizations The Partnership provides support to advance Action Agenda implementation and assist partners in fulfilling their obligations. Activities include: strategic leadership and coordination, Puget Sound salmon recovery, science, funding strategies, policy and legislation, monitoring and performance management.

Agency Mission

Accelerate and advance the collective efforts to recover Puget Sound.
Request 52,865,000
Net change from current biennium 14,021,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 36.1% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2021-23 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2019-21 Actual 2021-23 Estimated 2023-25 Proposed
22,252,000 General Fund - Federal 10,025,102 22,252,000 32,087,000
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 3,196
Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated 442,269
13,840,000 General Fund - State 9,296,000 13,840,000 17,903,000
1,448,000 Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State 1,432,000 1,448,000 1,512,000
State Toxics Control Account - State
1,304,000 Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State 741,000 1,304,000 1,363,000
Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 276,000
38,844,000 Total Appropriated Funds 22,215,567 38,844,000 52,865,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 12,031,366 13,089,127 3,396,348 27,881,000 24,984,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
6,284,256 39.4% (5,730,092) (25.8%) 36,379,525 220.7%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2020-21 Actual 2021-22 Estimated 2022-23 Estimated 2023-24 Proposed 2024-25 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 45.9 48.3 53.2 55.4 53.9